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guide

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of guide

  1. one that accompanies another for protection, guidance, or as a courtesy <followed our guide through the dangerous mountain trails> Synonyms attendant, companion, guard, escortRelated Words chaperone (or chaperon), squire; shadow, sidekick; conductor, leader, pilot; convoy, courier, honor guard, outrider




guide

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of guide

  1. 1 to give advice and instruction to (someone) regarding the course or process to be followed <the pastry chef guided her through the creation of the wedding cake, showing her how to ice the layers, fashion the elaborate decorations, and assemble the whole shebang> Synonyms coach, counsel, lead, mentor, pilot, shepherd, show, tutor Related Words godfather; direct, engineer, steer, sway; accompany, attend, chaperone (or chaperon), convoy, escort, see, squire; oversee, superintend, supervise; drill, train; brief, enlighten, inform; instruct, school, teach, tutor; inculcate, indoctrinate; cultivate, foster, nurture Phrases walk through

  2. 2 to look after and make decisions about <thought the new superintendent would guide the school system well> Synonyms administer, administrate, carry on, control, direct, govern, conduct, handle, keep, manage, operate, overlook, oversee, preside (over), regulate, run, steward, superintend, supervise, tendRelated Words care (for), mind, watch; lead, pilot, steer; guard, protect, safeguard; micromanage, stage-manage; codirect, comanage

  3. 3 to point out the way for (someone) especially from a position in front <would be happy to guide you folks to the historic part of town> Synonyms conduct, direct, lead, marshal (also marshall), pilot, route, show, steer, usherRelated Words precede; accompany, attend, chaperone (or chaperon), convoy, escort, see; control, manageNear Antonyms dog, hound, shadow, tail, tailgateAntonyms follow, trail




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